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roller coaster

noun roll·er coast·er \ˈrō-lər-ˌkō-stər, ˈrō-lē-ˌkō-\

: a ride at an amusement park which is like a small, open train with tracks that are high off the ground and that have sharp curves and steep hills

: a situation or experience that involves sudden and extreme changes

Full Definition of ROLLER COASTER

1
:  an elevated railway (as in an amusement park) constructed with sharp curves and steep inclines on which cars roll
2
:  something resembling a roller coaster; especially :  behavior, events, or experiences characterized by sudden and extreme changes <an emotional roller coaster>

Examples of ROLLER COASTER

  1. We went for a ride on the roller coaster.
  2. The divorce was an emotional roller coaster for both of them.

First Known Use of ROLLER COASTER

1884

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